leguminous leguminous

Definition(s):

  • (adj) relating to or consisting of legumes

Usage(s):

  1. Hutchinson strung out calabash, a local fruit, so that it floated eerily in the sea; he also transferred yellow leguminous flowers from nearby slopes to the ocean floor.
  2. Slightly more than one ounce of leguminous vegetables, such as peas or beans.
  3. Much research is therefore aimed at enhancing the NIF capabilities of leguminous plants, or transferring the genes associated with this function to plants that do not have it.
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